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Stories

Each Sunday at worship, Pastor Eric Anderson tells a story to the young people — as he says, you can define “young people” as you please. Those stories are collected on his own blog, but there are links to the most recent ones here.

  • Brother and Sister
    by Rev. Eric Anderson on September 18, 2017 at 1:15 AM

    A brother and sister noio koha were fighting. A lot of you have brothers and sisters, right? I’m sure none of you ever fight. What’s that? Your sister likes to take your things and crawl under your bed with them. Oh. Well, the noio don’t do that. For one thing, they don’t […]

  • ‘Apapane Solo
    by Rev. Eric Anderson on September 18, 2017 at 12:50 AM

    Once a young ‘apapane learned to sing (which is not unusual). He grew up to sing with his family, with his friends, and with pretty much any other ‘apapane around. They liked to sing to each other in the trees as they sought the nectar from ohi’a lehua. Singing just made this […]

  • The Many Forms of the Land
    by Rev. Eric Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 12:25 AM

    A little boy came to his grandmother one day because he had an urgent question. He had to decide what he’d do with the rest of his life. His grandmother thought he had plenty of time to figure this out yet, since he was only nine or ten years old, but there was no stopping […]

  • Sometimes You’ve Just Got to Fly
    by Rev. Eric Anderson on August 24, 2017 at 9:43 PM

    The koa’e kea (or white-tailed topic bird) lives on the cliff sides around Kilauea. Well, some of them do. Some of them lives elsewhere around the islands. The koa’e kea flies down to the ocean to search for fish in the tossing waves. It is a strikingly beautiful bird, with bright white […]

  • The Patient Honu
    by Rev. Eric Anderson on August 10, 2017 at 8:07 PM

    There are plenty of things to like about being a honu, a sea turtle. Just to start, there’s the joy of swimming in warm tropical waters, and of dipping down deep for the refreshing coolness, and rising to the surface again for a breath of air. Oh, yes, that’s something to like. Swimming […]

Read more of Pastor Eric’s stories here!

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